A Day in the Cholistan Desert

A Day in the Cholistan Desert
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     A Day in the Cholistan Desert We met in a sparsely furnished office building whose windows rattled when the wind blew.  Two young and eager Pakistani soil scientists had been assigned to escort us to one of...
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Serendipity in the Library

Serendipity in the Library
On the road...again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Serendipity in the Library   Another dream last night…and another attempt at an essay today.  Most dreams are not long enough or sensible enough to savor and save as muted inspiration, but over the past few...
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If I Had Three Wishes

If I Had Three Wishes
If I Had 3 Wishes As often as I have heard that expression, starting with my childhood, I have never been able to provide an answer.  The inquiry is simple and innocuous enough, “what would you ask for, if you had three wishes?”  Perhaps it was the recognition that such rhetorical...
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Another Nightmare, Another Confession

On the road...again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester by Dick Pellek  
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My Bid Is 8 Spades

My Bid Is 8 Spades
      On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   My Bid Is 8 Spades   The people are real…the events are real…the circumstances are real…the principles are real…the lessons are real…the story is real; but this story, itself is about a dream....
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Getting Along in Polyglot

Getting Along in Polyglot
On the road….again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek São Jorge dos Orgãos, Cape Verde People, places and events are sloshing around in his memory in such an unconsolidated way that it would be fair to describe the state of affairs as a mental soup, with...
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Nightmares and Daydreams of Indonesia

Nightmares and Daydreams of Indonesia
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Nightmares and Daydreams of Indonesia Of all the many memories of foreign lands that are among the very deepest in the conscious and sub-conscious thoughts of the Footloose Forester, more of them are about Indonesia than elsewhere....
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